Leading escalator installer selects Valla cranes to increase capacity

The UK’s leading escalator installation company has selected Manitex Valla pick and carry cranes to meet growing demand for its service and enhance installation capabilities.

Northern Escalator Installations LLP has taken delivery of two new Manitex Valla 90LPG tracked mini cranes, which have been specifically designed to meet the unique lifting requirements within the escalator and elevator industry.

Gareth Judson, the company’s Operations Director, said: “Northern Escalator Installations selected Manitex Valla as its preferred supplier because of its experience and reputation as the world leader in mobile industrial crane manufacture and technology.

“It also demonstrated an ability to meet NEI LLP’s precise required specification, together with good support and customer service.

Manitex Valla 90LPG-tracked-mini-crane

“In terms of build quality, performance, durability, mobility of usage on internal and external project sites, plus hydraulic telescoping and lifting capacity, these new Valla cranes will be a valuable addition to our existing fleet of mobile cranes.”

The tracked pick and carry cranes have a safe working load of 9 tonnes. Each has 15 degree negative boom angle and 63 degree positive boom angle. They are powered by liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), allowing them to operate both indoors and outdoors.

Carl Cooper, Sales and After Sales Manager for Hird, Manitex Valla’s UK and Ireland authorised dealer, said: “We are delighted to continue to work closely with Northern Escalator Installations to meet their pick and carry crane requirements.

Manitex Valla 90LPG

“Manitex Valla can design and build bespoke industrial cranes for any sector of business. The company delivers unrivalled performance, combined with the latest 3B6 digital load monitoring safety systems.”

Northern Escalator Installations, has its HQ in Halifax, West Yorkshire, with a division based in Nienstädt, near Hannover, in northern Germany. It operates full bespoke turnkey installation and removal packages for escalators and elevators.

Contact Hird on 01482 227333 or [email protected].